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Graduation

The Registration & Student Records office is responsible for identifying students who have met all of the requirements for their programs. Once those students have been identified, they will be graduated.

Students will receive an email from the Registration & Student Records office during the term in which they are enrolled in the final courses needed to complete their degrees, certificates or short term certificates. This email will simply confirm that the student has indeed registered for the necessary courses and, pending successful completion of those courses, can expect to receive their diplomas or certificates at the end of the term. Once those courses have been completed successfully, students will be graduated. They will receive their diplomas or certificates through the U.S. Postal Service in three to four weeks after the end of the term.

Important points for graduating students to do during their last term:

  • Check with an academic advisor to ensure their academic programs are correctly recorded.
  • Check their Sinclair emails.
  • Be sure the Registration & Student Records office has their correct mailing addresses.

Student must earn a minimum of 15 semester credit hours of their academic program from Sinclair or must earn the last 15 semester credit hours of their academic program at Sinclair.

Graduation honors are also noted on the transcript. Sinclair awards "graduation honors" for a cumulative grade point average of 3.4 to 3.899. The college awards "high honors" for a cumulative grade point average of 3.900 and above.

Participation in Commencement

Students earning their associate degrees will be offered the opportunity to participate in Sinclair's annual commencement ceremony. This ceremony takes place in May. Participation in the commencement ceremony is limited to those students earning associate degrees.

  • Last Revised: 07/26/2021